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Nozomi Networks
Johnson Controls signs framework agreement with Nozomi Networks
Last month
Johnson Controls has signed a framework agreement with Nozomi Networks to use Nozomi Networks' cybersecurity toolset in its building occupant experience platform. 
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Microsoft
Azure-based technology asBuilt signals better BIM outcomes in NZ
July 2022
The Microsoft Azure-based asBuilt intelligence hub is helping Kiwi businesses accelerate their building information management potential.
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Platform-as-a-Service
New digital traffic light system to tackle construction defects
May 2022
Smarter Defects Management launches its PaaS digital system and says it will revolutionise managing defects in the construction industry.
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APAC expansion
Procore doubles down on A/NZ investment with Sydney office
May 2022
Procore Technologies, the provider of construction management software, has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney.
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Mobile Device Management
CSG delivers mobile management across 6,000 users with Microsoft Intune
April 2022
Cloud Solutions Group has announced the delivery of an integrated mobile device and access management solution for John Holland Group.
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Automation
InEight announces latest construction software innovations
March 2022
InEight has announced its next instalment of innovations, including automated EVM, real-time data and predictive scheduling.
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Payapps
Financial pressures drive construction tech growth as the industry seeks solutions
February 2022
Payapps has found increased adoption of digital technology is unlocking industry payment blocks, despite COVID-19 continuing to disrupt the supply chain.
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Construction
Aussie's Veyor raises $4 million in equity, plans to double workforce
January 2022
Australian-owned technology company Veyor has concluded an equity capital raising topping $4 million, piquing the interest of construction industry heavyweights.
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Construction
A single source of truth: The future of the construction industry
November 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has only heightened risk for the construction industry at large. As issues compound and organisations struggle, business leaders are driven to consider tangible ways to reduce risk across the board. 
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Artificial Intelligence
AI construction management platform BuildAi secures $1.9 million in seed funding
October 2021
BuildAi has secured $1.9 million in its latest seed funding round as the industry scrambles to find viable solutions to adapt to COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Construction
Interview: How technology enriches the construction industry
October 2021
Techday sat down with Clough senior project manager Giuseppe Gaudiello and Bentley Systems exec Hugh Hofmeister about their experiences combining technology and infrastructure.
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Cloud
MYOB and Procore partner to empower Kiwi construction businesses
September 2021
"Partnering with Procore means our MYOB Advanced Construction Edition customers now have the ability to input, update and share critical accounting and on-site information in a single source of truth for all stakeholders."
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Construction
Digitisation drives optimism for APAC's construction sector
July 2021
“It's encouraging to see that the results of our Outlook show a construction sector in the APAC region that is full of confidence and optimism, despite facing tremendous challenges this past year."
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Integration
AVEVA and RIB Software announce ongoing strategic partnership
July 2021
“AVEVA and RIB Software are building on our successes in our respective domains to come together and offer a joint solution that will digitally transform how capital projects are executed."
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Digital Transformation
Supply chain transformation could boost A/NZ construction industry - Frost & Sullivan
June 2021
“The industry is taking steps towards full autonomy as the likes of AR and IoT, autonomous machinery, prefab and 3D solutions, become mainstream."
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Cloud
Honeywell to supply building & energy management tech for Auckland's Seascape Tower
June 2021
Honeywell’s systems will help to manage the building’s energy usage and to provide a comfortable living experience.
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Construction
InEight integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to power construction industry
June 2021
"We are proud to be playing a role in supporting productivity and performance improvements in the construction industry, at a time when it has perhaps never been more important."
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Digitisation
Trackunit continues expansion into APJ region with Sydney office
May 2021
The new Australian office is part of a wider strategic expansion into APJ designed to better serve current and new customers throughout the region, the company states.
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IT infrastructure
Interview: The intersection of technology and infrastructure amidst COVID-19
May 2021
Techday spoke to Bentley Systems executives Mark Coates and Phil Christensen, who discuss how technology has changed within the infrastructure industry.
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Construction
Procore appoints new global channel lead, looks to expand into new markets
March 2021
Based in Sydney, Clare Wharrier will play an integral role as the company looks to scale its construction technology ecosystem and expand its presence in new markets around the world.
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IDC
A/NZ construction industry recognises opportunity for innovation following COVID-19
March 2021
Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) construction companies are leading the regional COVID-19 recovery, with 30% prepared for the new normal.
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Construction
3D safety barrier could make construction sites safer
January 2021
The technology could reduce accidents and increase construction site safety in tightly-packed areas or near critical infrastructure.
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Construction
AR and VR presents huge potential for construction industry, but businesses slow to adopt
November 2020
According to GlobalData, the construction industry is slowly shifting from years of the wait-and-watch stance to adopting digital technologies to improve the overall project lifecycle from conceptual design to construction.
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Project Management
MYOB supports New Zealand's construction industry with latest release
November 2020
MYOB has launched MYOB Advanced Construction Edition, a new software to help contractors and builders manage complex projects and budgets, with real-time visibility.